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Historical Items

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Item 104372

Mercy Hospital, Portland, ca. 1945

Contributed by: Mercy Hospital Date: circa 1945 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 17156

Eastern Maine General Hospital, Bangor, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Eastern Maine Medical Center Date: circa 1920 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 105852

Valentine Bandit shows healthworker appreciation at Mercy Hospital, Portland, 2020

Courtesy of an individual partner Date: 2020-04-23 Location: Portland Media: Digital image

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Doing Good: Medical Stories of Maine

Throughout Maine’s history, individuals have worked to improve and expand medical care, not only for the health of those living in Maine, but for many around the world who need care and help.

Exhibit

One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.

Site Pages

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Site Page

St. Joseph Healthcare

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site Page

Life on a Tidal River - Bangor: Healthcare Center of Eastern and Central Maine - Page 2 of 2

"St. Joseph Healthcare: History." St. Joseph Healthcare. Covenant Health, 2015. Web. 28 May 2015. "St. Joseph Healthcare: Our Services." St.

Site Page

Life on a Tidal River - Bangor: Healthcare Center of Eastern and Central Maine - Page 1 of 2

Bangor: Healthcare Center of Eastern and Central Maine Dr. Willam Castein Mason, Bangor, ca. 1920Item Contributed byEastern Maine Medical…

My Maine Stories

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Story

The Mercy mission called to me deeply
by Melissa Skahan

Melissa Skahan recounted her admiration for the Sisters, as well as her years of work at Mercy

Story

60 years as a Sister of Mercy
by Sister Miriam Callnan

Sister Callnan discussed her 60 years as a member of the Sisters of Mercy.

Story

Appreciation sign for essential health care workers
by Henry J Gartley

A neighbor expresses their appreciation for the workers at a local nursing home.

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Primary Sources: Healthcare History in Maine

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies
This lesson plan will give students the opportunity to read and analyze letters, literature, and other primary documents and articles of material culture from the MHS collections relating to how people in Maine have given and received healthcare throughout history. Students will discuss the giving and receiving of medicines and treatments from the 18th-21st centuries, the evolving role of hospitals since the 19th century, and how the nursing profession has changed since the Civil War. Students will also look at how people and healthcare facilities in Maine have addressed epidemics in the past, such as influenza and tuberculosis, and what we can learn today from studying the history of healthcare and medicine.